Meta Quest Transfer health stats can now sync to Android Well being Join.
Previously often known as Oculus Transfer, the function of Quest headsets displays your bodily exercise to trace the energy you burn in VR, your transfer minutes, and your exercise depth. It’s primarily supposed for health apps like Supernatural, however it works in all apps, and offers you a per-app breakdown of the stats.
Meta added assist for syncing Transfer stats to Apple Well being through the iPhone app in the summertime, however Android was absent till now. Since a number of fashionable well being providers exist on Android telephones, the syncing occurs via Google’s Well being Join app. It permits you to share well being information between the assorted platforms.
To allow this, you’ll have to first set Transfer to sync to the Quest cellphone app through the toggle inside VR. When you’ve performed that, set up Well being Join in your cellphone and provides the Meta Quest app permission to put in writing to it. Meta’s directions additionally point out having to allow Well being Join within the Quest app, however that possibility isn’t exhibiting up but on my cellphone.
Health has emerged lately as an unexpectedly fashionable use case for VR, regardless of the relative heft and bulk of Quest 2. Apps like Supernatural, Les Mills Bodycombat, and FitXR have constructed up a userbase of paying subscribers, and rhythm video games like Beat Saber and Pistol Whip are used for exercises too. As future headsets get lighter and health apps begin supporting combined actuality, this use case is poised to develop much more.